‘I never got asylum in Canada’ – DJ Switch clears the air

By Obiajulu Chiagoziem

Nigerian disc jockey, Switch, who was rumored to have either been arrested or was taking refuge in Canada after her public protest against SARS, which was termed ‘Endsars’, during which there was live shooting of innocent Nigerians by security operatives, has cleared the air as regards her whereabout.

“To the people who know me so well, I don’t really share, except my craft, art and comments on social issues that affect us all,” she wrote.

“But let me say this to news outlets and bloggers, I know traffic is the game but when you don’t properly investigate and run with things that you don’t know for sure or have verified, you sincerely hurt or in some case cause complications for people in real life.”

“I have been cooked up in a house for months. I never got asylum in Canada. I did not step foot into Canada. I didn’t speak to anyone who said they spoke with me on the issue. Anyways I will leave it there. By the way, it is now that I am travelling and it is not Canada. Love.” She concluded.

DJ Switch’s real name is Obianuju Catherine Udeh, a DJ, songwriter and musician who emerged as the winner of the first edition of The Glo X Factor in 2013 at the age of 29.

After she emerged the winner of the maiden and only edition of the Glo X-Factor in 2013, her career kicked off.

The young Disc Jockey during the Endsars protest, live-streamed the shooting of innocent Nigerians protesters by security operatives.

She was signed into a record deal with Sony Music as part of the prizes for the emergence, as the winner of the Glo X-Factor been endorsed by Peter Okoye’s P-Classic Records.